Let's talk a little about women, or to be more specific "real women" or "good women." I spend a lot of time browsing through the Quotes section of Pinterest. Occasionally I come across a quote or meme that will annoy me. Quite often they have to do with categorizing women using terms such as “a… Continue reading Are you a Woman of God or Woman of the World? Apparently there’s a difference
I was 8 years old when my mom introduced our family to the Mormon missionaries she had run into one day on the way up the stairs in our apartment building. By that age, I'd already attended services in a variety of churches in Puerto Rico so Mom's proclivity for trying new religions was not particularly… Continue reading The accidental feminist
Acts of violence prevail in our modern society. Violence against children, against women, and against men. The perpetrators? Primarily men. On whom does the conversation focus? Primarily on the victims. Things aren't getting better. It's time to change the conversation. It's time to reject silence and change the language of violence. Watch this very important… Continue reading Rejecting silence: Changing the language of violence
Okay, so back to my beauty post of last week. I really wasn't ready to continue it because my thoughts on the matter are so many and sooo not organized, but maybe the totality of them require multiple posts. Besides, I just saw something on my Facebook news feed that has me on a rant… Continue reading Ladies, let’s stop looking for our reflection in the media. They are not our mirror!
A few years ago whenever that song was played every woman jumped on the dance floor. It was not only a celebration of being a woman--second only to Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive--it was more importantly a celebration of being a single woman.We are the women of today, we're strong, independent and we are just fine… Continue reading All the single ladies… (put on your big girl panties)